LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — It’s Year Three for Lancaster Catholic head coach Chris Maiorino, and there’s a few reasons to be confident in this 2022 roster.

The Crusaders plan to rely on some depth in key positions this season, plus the team’s overall athleticism.

Last year

Lancaster Catholic finished the 2021 season with a 4-7 record. The Crusaders did make the playoffs but fell to Boiling Springs in the first round.

Full interviews

Chris Maiorino, Lancaster Catholic head coach entering third season

Tyler Miller, Lancaster Catholic senior LT/DL

Will Cranford, Lancaster Catholic senior QB

Friday Night Football returns for its 26th season on abc27. Started in 1997 by longtime abc27 Sports Director Gregg Mace, FNF was the first of its kind in Central PA.

Back in 2018, the show was expanded to 45 minutes of highlights, analysis and reaction. It remains the longest show in the Midstate highlighting high school football for thirteen weeks of the season.

You can watch abc27 Friday Night Football starting at 11:15 p.m. each Friday night on television, or on the web on our Watch Live page. Allie Berube, Nick Petraccione, Jared Phillips and John Repetz break down the best games in the area, bring you closer to the action and give you a comprehensive look at the Mid Penn Conference, Lancaster-Lebanon League and YAIAA each week.